List of windmills in Suffolk

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
List of windmills in Suffolk is located in Suffolk
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
11
12
12
13
13
14
14
15
15
16
16
17
17
18
18
19
19
20
20
21
21
22
22
23
23
24
24
25
25
26
26
27
27
28
28
29
29
30
30
31
31
32
32
33
33
34
34
35
35
36
36
Magnify-clip.png
Extant (red) and former (blue) windmills in Suffolk.
1 Aldeburgh, 2 Bardwell, 3 Barnham, 4 Blundeston, 5 Bungay, 6 Burgh, 7 Buxhall, 8 Clare, 9 Cockfield, 10 Corton, 11 Creeting St Mary, 12 Crowfield, 13 Dalham, 14 Drinkstone, 15 Framsden, 16 Friston, 17 Gazeley, 18 Great Thurlow, 19 Great Welnetham, 20 Herringfleet, 21 Holton, 22 Kelsale, 23 Leiston, 24 Lound, 25 Pakenham, 26 Reydon, 27 Saxtead Green, 28 Stansfield, 29 Stanton, 30 Stowmarket, 31 Thelnetham, 32 Thorpeness, 33 Walberswick, 34 Walton, 35 Woodbridge (Buttrum's), 36 Woodbridge (Tricker's).

A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the current ceremonial county of Suffolk.

Locations[edit]

A[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Aldeburgh Approximately
TM 465 565
Post 1588 1588 1588
Aldeburgh Approximately
TM 464 564
Post 1588
1594
1588 1594
Aldeburgh Approximately
TM 465 572
Post 1588 1588 1588
Aldeburgh Station Mill
TM 460 570
Post 1725 Demolished 1924 Station Mill Aldeburgh.jpg
Aldeburgh Fort Green Mill
TM 464 559
Tower 1824 Windmill World Aldeburgh windmill Dec2008.jpg
Aldeburgh TM 461 562 Hollow post 1851 1882
Aldeburgh Black Mill, Aldeburgh, on Thorpe Road, in Black Mill (?)
TM 468 582
Smock 1800 Demolished c. 1900
Aldeburgh Thorpe Road
TM 465 582
1903 1903 1903
Aldeburgh Corporation Marshes
TM 451 555
Smock 1882 1882 1897, gone by 1902
Alderton TM 345 424 1736 1736 1736
Alderton TM 346 416 Smock 1796 Demolished 1956
Aldringham TM 443 608 Post 1803 Dismantled 1922, re-erected at Thorpeness in 1923
All Saints, South Elmham TM 344 828 Tower 1824 1824 1914, gone by 1918[1]
Alpheton TL 878 494 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1879
Alpheton Post c. 1875
Ashbocking TM 187 547 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1895
Assington TL 933 372 Post 1868 Standing in 1902

B[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Bacton TM 044 664 Post 1799 Blown down c. 1900
Badingham Approximately
TM 308 680
Post Moved to Colston Hall, Badingham by 1824
Badingham Colston Hall Mill
approximately
TM 320 672
Post Moved within Badingham c. 1870
Badingham New Mill
TM 320 677
Post c. 1870 Burnt down 1916[2] or 1922
Badingham Low Street Mill
TM 311 688
Post 1783 1783 Blown down 1795
Badingham Low Street Mill
TM 311 688
Post c. 1795 Demolished c. 1913
Badwell Ash TL 986 687 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1930[3]
Badley Post Burnt down 1833
Badley 1844[1] 1844[1]
Ballingdon 1795 1795
Bardwell 1283 1300
Bardwell TL 948 730 Post 1783 1783 Moved to Hopton 1834
Bardwell Bardwell Mill
TL 941 738
Tower 1823 Windmill World Bardwell 1910.jpg
Barham Workhouse Mill
approximately
TM 941 737
Barking Mill Lane Mill
TM 092 541
Smock c. 1792 Demolished 1918
Barking Tye TM 065 521 1783 1783
Barking Tye TM 065 521 Post Early 19th century Demolished 1910
Barnby TM 474 898 1837 1837 Demolished by 1883
Barnby Hober Mill
TM 487 918
1826 1826 1826
Barnham Approximately
TL 876 786
Post 1736 Moved to Stanton
Barnham Barnham Mill
TL 867 791
Tower 1821 Windmill World
Barningham TL 973 769 Post 1783 1783
Barningham TL 973 768 Post 1783 1783
Barrow Old Mill
TL 767 641
Post c. 1730 Demolished c. 1883
Barrow Approximately
TL 764 638
Post 1802
Barrow TL 765 637 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished 1926
Barsham TM 400 910 Tower 1838 1815[2] Gone by 1927
Barton Mills TL 729 735 1824 1824
Beccles Bullock's Mill
TM 421 896
Post 1736 1736
Beccles Hadingham's Mill
TM 421 898
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished 1923
Beccles Sayer's Mill
TM 423 910
1826 1826
Beccles Ingate Mill
TM 432 897
Post 1783 1783 1882
Beccles Castle Mill
TM 425 896
Tower 1838 1838
Beccles TM 437 926 1838 1838 Demolished c. 1880
Bedfield TM 222 664 Post 1824 1824 Moved within Bedfield by 1842.
Bedfield TM 222 663 Post 1842 1842 Demolished 1903
Bedingfield TM 176 683 Post 1828 Demolished 1921 or 1922[4]
Belstead TM 133 411 1838 1838 Burnt down 1894
Benhall Benhall Green Mill
TM 382 610
Post 1736 1736 Demolished c. 1921
Benhall Approximately
TM 380 601
1736 1736 1736
Bentley TM 112 368 1826 1826 Gone by 1881
Beyton TL 934 629 Post 1837 1837
Bildeston TL 996 491 post 1798 Gone by 1887
Blaxhall Dyke's Mill
TM 369 572
Post 1783 1783 Burnt down 1883
Blundeston Blundeston Mill
TM 517 974
Tower c. 1820 Windmill World Blundeston windmill June2011.jpg
Blundeston TM 499 952 Tower 1826 1826 1900
Blythburgh Prior's Mill
TM 453 782
Post 1736 1736 1782
Blythburgh TM 453 749 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished 1937
Botesdale (two mills) 1289[3] 1289[3]
Botesdale Approximately
TM 049 761
1764 1764 1764
Botesdale TM 047 756 Post 1817 1817 Gone by 1885
Botesdale Lodge Mill
TM 054 757
Post 1777 Demolished c. 1916
Botesdale TM 049 755 Smock 1885 1885 Demolished c. 1918
Botesdale Black Mill
TM 058 750
Tower c. 1854 Demolished c. 1909
Botesdale TM 052 762 1783 1783 1783
Boxford Calais Street Mill
TL 972 402
Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1885
Boxford Cherry Ground Mill
TL 972 397
Post 1783 1783 1885
Boxford Whitestreet Green Mill
TL 974 392
Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1885
Boxford TL 949 402 1783 1783 1783
Boxford TL 959 402 Smock 1841 Demolished 1901
Boxted Fenstead End Mill
TL 806 509
Smock 1783 1783 1783
Boyton TM 378 470 Post 1824 1824 Burnt down c. 1910
Bradfield St George TL 922 587 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1860
Bradfield St George TL 923 585 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished 1943
Bramfield TM 404 739 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1904
Bramfield TM 398 753 Post 1802 Demolished 1815
Bramfield Waterloo Mill
TM 398 753
Tower 1815 Demolished 1944
Brandeston Post Burnt down 1893
Brandon Mill Hill Mill
TL 788 858
1736 1736 1736
Brandon New Mill Piece Mill
TL 791 862
1838 1838 1838
Brantham TM 129 331 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1880
Bredfield TM 270 536 Post c. 1804
Bredfield Post 1800
Bredfield TM 272 529 Tower 1838 1838 Demolished c. 1919
Brent Eleigh TL 938 476 Post 1805 1805 Demolished 1895
Brent Eleigh Town Hill Mill
TL 940 475
1826 1826 1826
Brettenham TL 955 537 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1804
Brettenham TL 955 537 Smock 1824 1804 1939
Brockley Mill Hill Mill
TL 829 562
1783 1783 1783
Brockley Brockley Green Mill
TL 825 547
Post 1824 1824 Demolished October 1930[5]
Brome TM 135 762 Post 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1900
Windmill World
Bruisyard TM 328 662 1783 1783 1783
Bruisyard TM 329 665 Post 1837 1837 1837
Brundish TM 257 702 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1920
Brundish Upper Mill
TM 264 698
post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1914
Bungay Flixton Road Mill
TM 339 892
Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1879
Bungay Flixton Road Mill
TM 339 890
Tower 1830 Truncated 1920s
Windmill World
Bungay, Flixton Road Mill.jpg
Bungay Sayer's Mill
TM 336 895
Tower 1826 1826 Burnt down 1868
Bungay Approximately
TM 338 894
Smock 1783 1783 1830
Bungay Wren's Park Mill[4]
TM 340 895
Smock[4] 1783 1775[4] 1824
Bungay Upland Mill
TM 339 887
Post 1838 1838 Demolished 1918
Bungay TM 338 890 Tower 1826 1826 1918
Bungay Approximately
TM 342 896
1764 1764 1764
Burgh TM 230 514 Tower 1826 1826 Gone by 1842
Burgh Burgh Windmill
TM 230 514
Tower 1842 Windmill World Burgh Mill, Suffolk 2005.jpg
Bury St Edmunds Dean Herbert's Mill, Haberdon[6] 1191[7] Demolished 1191[8]
Bury St Edmunds 1286 1286
Bury St Edmunds Sewage works
TL 849 642
Titt iron wind engine 1898[5] Demolished c. 1940
Bury St Edmunds Titt iron wind engine 1900
Bury St Edmunds Mill Road Mill
TL 849 641
Post 1783 1783 1867
Bury St Edmunds Tayfen Meadows Mill
TL 848 655
1824 1824 1824
Bury St Edmunds Kings Road Mill
TL 847 641
Post 1675 1675 Moved to Wickhambrook c. 1850
Bury St Edmunds Kings Road Mill
TL 847 642
Smock 1836 1836 Demolished c. 1913
Bury St Edmunds Southgate Mill
TL 861 628
Burnt down 10 August 1761[6]
Bury St Edmunds Southgate Mill
TL 861 628
Post 1783 1783 1903
Bury St Edmunds Nowton Road Mill[7]
TL 861 627
Tower 1836 c. 1900
Bury St Edmunds TL 860 630 Post 1740 1740 1845
Bury St Edmunds West Mill
TL 842 632
Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1918
Bury St Edmunds Eastgate Mill
approximately
TL 864 645
1597 1688
Butley TM 385 515 Post 1783 1783 Burnt down 1842
Butley TM 385 515 Post 1842 c. 1883
Buxhall Buxhall Mill
TL 996 577
Post 1783 1783 Burnt down 9 July 1814
Buxhall Buxhall Mill
TL 996 577
Smock 1815 Demolished 1860
Buxhall Buxhall Mill
TL 996 577
Tower 1860 Windmill World Buxhall Mill.jpg

C[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Campsea Ashe TM 319 550 1783 1783 1783
Campsea Ashe TM 320 560 Post 1820 1820
Capel St Mary Windmill Hill Mill
TM 083 383
Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1909
Capel St Mary TM 088 381 Smock 1848 Demolished 1886
Carlton Colville Share Mill
TM 494 928
1837 1837 Gone by 1883
Charsfield TM 249 561 Post 1783 1783 1783
Charsfield TM 256 569 1824 1824 1824
Charsfield TM 256 570 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1917
Chattisham TM 090 425 Smock 1838 1838 1845
Chattisham TM 090 425 Smock 1867 1947
Chedburgh TL 790 576 1824 1824 1824
Chediston TM 346 776 Tower 1826 1826 Demolished 1925
Chelmondiston Elmer's Mill
TM 200 374
Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1913 or 1914[9]
Chevington TL 200 374 Post 1783 1783 1900
Clare 13th century 13th century
Clare Chilton Street Mill
TL 757 472
1846 Windmill World Chilton Street Mill, Clare.jpg
Clare Mill Hill Mill
TL 775 454
Post 1678 1678 1678
Clare TL 762 446 1783 1783 Blown down 1875
Claydon TM 132 502 Post 1783 1783 Burnt down January 1784
Claydon TM 132 502 Post c. 1784 Burnt down 1923
Cockfield TL 901 545 Post 1783 1783 1902
Cockfield TL 901 542 Post 1783 1783 Blown down 1860
Cockfield TL 896 554 Smock 1826 1826 1826, gone by 1837
Cockfield Pepper Mill
TL 904 539
Tower 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1891
Cockfield Cockfield Mill
TL 904 539
Tower 1891 Windmill World
Coddenham 1338[8] 1338[8]
Coddenham TM 135 544 Post 1785 1785 Demolished 1810[10]
Coddenham TM 135 544 Post 1810 Demolished 1909
Combs Upper Mill
TM 020 538
Post 1736 1736 Standing in 1922, demolished late 1920s[11]
Combs Branstead Mill
TM 035 557
Post 1736 1736 Demolished 1937[12]
Copdock Approximately
TM 115 411
Post c. 1810
Corton Post 1793 1848
Corton Corton Windmill
TM 542 974
Tower 1837 Windmill World Corton windmill.jpg
Cotton TM 068 672 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1915
Cowlinge TL 714 537 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished February 1955[13]
Cransford TM 329 651 Smock 1837 1837 Moved to Peasenhall c. 1882
Cratfield Bell Green Mill
TM 308 755
Post c. 1824 Blown down 1879
Cratfield North Green Mill
TM 304 768
Post
Creeting St Mary Creeting St Mary Mill
TM 095 558
Post 1796 c. 1860
Creeting St Mary TM 113 578 1837 1837 1837
Creeting St Mary Creeting Bottoms Mill
TM 117 582
1764 1764 1764
Creeting St Peter Post c. 1800
Creeting St Peter West Creeting Green Mill
TM 078 582
1903 1903 1903
Cretingham TM 233 603 Post 1837 1837 1837
Cretingham Tower 1834 1860
Crowfield Crowfield Mill
TM 151 571
Smock 1883 1840s Crowfield windmill.jpg
Culford Approximately
TL 825 696
post 1783 1783 1783
Culford TL 821 700 Post 1836 1836 1836

D[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Dalham Lower Mill
TL 719 617
Smock 1802 Windmill World Dalham smock mill.jpg
Darsham TM 420 693 Post 1783 1783 Moved within Darsham 1801
Darsham TM 415 702 Post 1801 Demolished 1937
Windmill World
Debach TM 248 556 Post 1824 1824 1824
Debenham TM 171 638 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1890
Debenham Page's Mill
TM 182 638
Post 1736 1736 Demolished c. 1917
Debenham TM 165630 Post 1736 1736 Demolished 1839
Debenham TM 165 630 Tower 1839 Demolished December 1962[14]
Windmill World
Denham TM 195 740 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1910
Dennington TM 278 669 Post Moved to Trimley St Martin, 1804
Dennington TM 286 670 Post c. 1822 Demolished 1925
Depden TL 776 575 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1910
Drinkstone Drinkstone Post Mill
TL 964 622
Post 1689 Windmill World Drinkstone post mill.jpg
Drinkstone Drinkstone Smock Mill
TL 962 622
Smock 1780 Windmill World Drinkstone smock mill.jpg
Drinkstone Mill Farm Mill Post Gone by 1780
Dunwich (two mills) Post 1587 1587 1587
Dunwich TM 476 507 1883 1883 1883
Dunwich Corporation Marshes
TM 486 732
Titt iron wind engine 1897 1895 1957

E[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Earl Soham TM 247 644 Post 1849
Earl Soham Ashfield Mill
TM 219 634
Post 1739 Demolished 1947
Earl Soham TM 227 628 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1947
Windmill World
Earl Stonham Bell's Cross Mill
TM 089 598
Post 1824 1824 Blown down 1908
Earl Stonham TM 090 597 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1905
East Bergholt Black Mill
TM 084 350
Post 1779 1779
East Bergholt White Mill
TM 084 349
Post 1779 1779
Edwardstone Mill Green Mill
TL 952 426
Smock 1783 1783 1783
Elmsett Mill Farm Mill
TM055461
Post 1824 1824 1824
Elmsett TM 055 463 Post 1838 1838 Moved to Offton by 1866
Elmsett Ladbrook's Mill
TM 048 465
Post c. 1830 Demolished 1929 or 1930[15]
Windmill World
Eriswell TL 723 801 Smock Mid-19th century[16] 1918[17]
Windmill World
Exning 1293 1293
Exning TL 625 658 1783 1783 1783
Eye Castle Mill
TM 147 738
Post 1561[9]
Eye Castle Mill
TM 147 738
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Cranley Green, Eye 1845[18]
Eye Cranley Green Mill
TM 160 726
Post 1845[19] Demolished 1917
Eye TM 146 740 Smock 1837 1837 Moved to Occold
Eye Hayward's Mill
TM 160 736
Tower 1837 1837 1916
Eye Victoria Mill
TM 139 742
Post 1779 Blown down 1955[20]
Eyke TM 318 521 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1910

F[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Felixtowe Ferry Road Mill
approximately
TM 318 363
Gone by 1740
Felsham TL 994 571 Post 1824 1824 Moved to Gedding, 1867
Finningham TM 067 686 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1877
Flowton TM 083 469 Smock 1838 1838 Demolished c. 1910
Fornham All Saints TL 834 685 1882 1882 1882
Fornham St Genevieve TL 832 692 Post 1783 1783 1783
Fornham St Martin TL 848 672 Post 1824 1824 Moved by 1882
Fornham St Martin TL 849 671 Smock 1836 1836 Blown down 1927[21]
Fornham St Martin Approximately
TL 859 663
1783 1783 1783
Framlingham[10] Post 1279 1279
Framlingham Saxtead 1287 1309
Framlingham Saxtead Green Mill
TM 253 644
Post 1796 Windmill World Saxtead Green Windmill.jpg
Framlingham Saxtead Lodge Farm Mill
TM 265643
Smock c. 1890 Demolished 1921
Framlingham TM 283 632 Smock 1736 1712 Demolished 1712[22]
Windmill World
Framlingham Saxmundham Road Mill
TM 292 635
Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1884
Framlingham Mount Pleasant Mill
TM 279 638
Post 1824 1824 Demolished August 1921[11]
Framlingham Mount Pleasant Mill
TM 278 638
Post 1736 1736 Moved to Tannington c. 1855
Framlingham TM 283 630 Post 1574 Demolished c. 1712[23]
Framlingham TM 283 630 Post 1826 1712[24] Burnt down 1842
Framlingham Victoria Mill
TM 283 630
Tower 1843 Demolished June 1935[25]
Framsden Ashfield Place Mill
TM 200 614
Smock c. 1820 Demolished c. 1882
Framsden Ashfield Place Mill
TM 200 641
Post c. 1882 Demolished 1922
Framsden Webster's Mill
TM 192 598
Post 1760 Framsden Windmill.jpg
Freckenham TL 662 716 Smock 1781 Demolished c. 1910
Freckenham TL 661 720 Smock 1821[26] Demolished 1967
Freckenham Lee Brook Mill
TL 665 749
1881 1881 Gone by 1901
Fressingfield Algar's Mill
TM 255 774
Post 1884 1884 Demolished c. 1895
Fressingfield TM 254 772 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1929
Fressingfield Chippenhall Green Mill
TM 287 759
Post 1783 1712 1783
Fressingfield Chippenhall Green Mill
TM 287 759
Post 1792 Demolished February 1936[27]
Friston Friston Mill
TM 411 601
Post 1812 Windmill World Friston mill.jpg

G[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Gazeley TL 718 649 Post 1824 1824 1844, later blown down
Gazeley Gazeley Mill
TL 717 649
Tower 1844 Gazeley Mill.jpg
Gedding TL 956 576 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1904
Gedding TL 957 576 Post 1867 Demolished 1944
Gedgrave Chillesford Lodge Mill
TM 399 502
Tower 1820 1820 1957[28]
Gisleham TM 512 867 Post 1807 Burnt down 1911
Gislingham Allwood Green Mill
TM 048 717
Post 1783 1615 Demolished c. 1885
Gislingham Mill Street Mill
approximately
TM 070 720
1826 1826 1826
Gislingham Mill Street Mill
TM 067 720
Tower 1821 Demolished 1930
Glemsford TM 833 480 1799 1761[12] 1799
Glemsford Weston Mill
TM 833 466
post mill[13] 1826 1820[13] 1826
Gosbeck Post Moved to Barking Tye early 19th century
Gosbeck TM 160 555 Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1865
Gosbeck TM 160 555 Post c. 1865 Demolished 1924
Windmill World
Great Ashfield Button Haugh Green Mill
TL 990 665
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1917
Great Barton TL 882 678 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1920
Great Bealings TM 236 486 Post c. 1810 c. 1810
Great Bradley TL 665 534 1783 1783 Demolished 1839
Great Bradley TL 665 534 Tower 1839 Demolished 1949
Great Bricett TM 038 504 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1851
Great Bricett TM 038 504 Smock 1851 Demolished September 1954[29] Great Bricett Mill 1912.jpg
Great Cornard Blown down 1795
Great Cornard TL 884 410 1805 1805 1805
Great Cornard Approximately
TL 884 407
1805 1805 1805
Great Cornard TL 884 405 Post 1805 1805 1805
Great Cornard TL 882 399 Hollow post
Great Cornard TL 893 394 Smock 1885 1885 1920
Great Cornard TM 884 407 1902 1902 1902
Great Finborough TM 010 563 Post 1814 1884
Great Thurlow TL 671 500 Post Demolished 1807
Great Thurlow Collis Mill
TL 671 500
Smock 1807 Windmill World Collis Mill, Great Thurlow.jpg
Great Waldingfield TL 906 438 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished 1912
Great Welnetham Chapelhill Mill
TL 889 586
Post c. 1801 Demolished c. 1914
Great Welnetham TL 880 578 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1949
Great Welnetham Tutelina Mill
Clarke's Mill

TL 878 598
Tower 1865 Windmill World Great Welnetham - Tutelina mill.jpg
Great Wratting TL 699 488 1780 1780, gone by 1840
Grundisburgh (two mills) 1341 1341
Grundisburgh TM 224 505 Post 1807 Demolished c. 1934
Windmill World
Grundisburgh Approximately
TM 221 507
Smock c. 1885 Standing 1929, demolished late 1930s[30]

H[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Hacheston TM 307 594 Post 1826 1826 1826
Hacheston Bridge Farm Mill Smock Moved within Hacheston
Hacheston TM 312 567 Smock Moved to Framlingham c. 1890
Hadleigh Approximately
TM 025 433
1824 1824 1824
Hadleigh Mill Hill Mill
TM 016 447
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Elmsett c. 1830
Hadleigh TM 035 428 Smock 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1835[31]
Hadleigh TM 035 428 Tower[32] 1835[33] Demolished early 1920s[34]
Halesworth Gothic mill
TM 387 773
Post 1837 1837 1837
Halesworth Broadway Mill
TM 394 790
Post 1844 1878
Halesworth Pound Hill Mill
TM 383 769
Post 1783 1783 Gone by 1900
Halesworth Pound Hill Mill
TM 384 769
Composite 1783 1783 Converted to Composite mill
Halesworth Pound Hill Mill
TM 384 769
Composite Demolished c. 1905
Halesworth Calver's Mill
TM 385 777
Post 1788 Demolished 1942
Halesworth Mill Hill Mill
approximately
TM 385 777
Smock c. 1810
Hargrave TL 770 604 Smock 1783 1783 Gone by 1914
Hartest 1256 1256
Hartest TL 838 520 1836 1762[6] 1836
Hartest TL 826 520 Post 1783 1783 Collapsed 1810
Hartest TL 826 520 Post c. 1810 Demolished c. 1844[35]
Hartest TL 826 520 Post 1844[36] Burnt down c. 1958
Hasketon TM 242 503 1824 1824 1824
Hasketon Goddard's Mill
TM 241 501
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished 1925
Haughley Mere Mill
TM 029 625
Post 1824 1824 Burnt down c. 1900
Haughley TM 031 622 Post 1811 Burnt down August 1943[37]
Haughley Green TM 030 644 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1896
Haverhill 13th century 13th century
Haverhill Mill Hill Mill
TL 669 451
1824 1824 1824
Haverhill Castle Mill
TL 663 457
Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1901
Haverhill Mill Road Mill
TL 671 452
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished 1901
Haverhill TL 674 460 Post 1793 1768[14] Converted to Composite mill
Haverhill TL 674 460 Composite Demolished c. 1855
Haverhill TL 674 460 Tower c. 1855 Demolished 1942
Hawstead 1367 1367
Henley TM 155 515 Post 1810 Burnt down 27 November 1884
Hepworth TL 995 743 Post 1783 1783 1783
Herringfleet Walker's Mill
TM 466 976
Smock 1826 c. 1820 Windmill World Herringfleet Smock Drainage Wind pump - geograph.org.uk - 1919532.jpg
Higham (near Hadleigh) TM 032 361 1805 1805 1805
Higham (near Newmarket) Approximately
TL 745 655
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1885
Hinderclay TM 021 766 Post 1824 1824 1824
Hinderclay TM 021 766 Tower Demolished c. 1935
Hintlesham TM 095 436 Post c. 1807 1880
Hitcham Millhill Farm Mill
TL 998 545
Post c. 1902 c. 1904
Hitcham TL 986 514 Post 1783 1783 1783
Hitcham Cross Green Mill
TL 991 531
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1925
Hollesley TM 342 435 Post 1783 1783 Blown down 18 January 1881
Hollesley TM 352 447 1826 1826 Gone by 1880
Holton St Peter Holton Mill
TM 402 774
Post 1749 Windmill World Holton Mill 2007.jpg
Honington TL 912 738 Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1895[38]
Windmill World
Honington TL 911 739 Post 1837 1837 1837
Hopton Approximately
TL 998 801
Post 1826 1806 1826
Hopton TL 998 801 Post 1783 1783 1824
Hopton TL 998 801 Post 1834 Demolished c. 1912
Horham TM 208 724 Post 1750 Demolished 1934
Hoxne TM 192 776 Post 1736 1736 1736
Hoxne Chase's Mill
TM 192 777
Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1923
Hoxne Cross Street Mill
TM 186 762
Post 1783
1824
1783 Body moved to Worlingworth
Hundon Mansfield's Mill
TL 735 492
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1928
Hundon Brockley Mill
Ruse's Mill
TL 721 470
Post 1824 1824 1905
Hundon Savage's Mill
TL 718 471
Post 1884 1884 1905
Hundon TL 739 494 Titt iron wind engine Standing c. 1940 "Titt" Wind Engine at Hundon - geograph.org.uk - 775518.jpg
Hundon Clare Waterworks
TL 741 497
1902 1902 1902
Hunston Mill Hill Mill
approximately
TL 980 676
Moved to Badwell Ash by 1783
Huntingfield Barrell's Mill
TM 335 749
Post 1824 1824 1824
Huntingfield Whitehouse Farm Mill
approximately
TM 327 743
Post c. 1840[39] Blown down 1879, rebuilt at new site
Huntingfield Aldridge's Mill
TM 321 745
Post 1879 Demolished 1928

I[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Icklingham TL 778 726 1826 1826 1826
Ilketshall St Andrew Mill Common Mill
TM 376 877
Post
Ilketshall St Andrew Mill Common Mill
TM 375 877
Post 1783 1783 1783
Ilketshall St Lawrence TM 378 840 Tower 1812 1978[40]
Ipswich 1332 1332
Ipswich Approximately
TM 173 443
Post 1674 1674 1674
Ipswich Town Marshes
approximately
TM 160 442
1733 Gone by 1812
Ipswich Town Marshes
approximately
TM 160 442
c. 1733 Gone by 1812
Ipswich Bishop's Hill Mill
TM 176 438
Post 1736 1736 Blown down 1795
Ipswich Bishop's Hill Mill
TM 176 438
Post c. 1795 Moved to Offton 1866
Ipswich Foxhall Road Mill
TM 191 440
Post 1812 1812 Gone by 1885
Ipswich Sidegate Lane Mill
TM 179 454
1838 1838 Demolished c. 1870
Ipswich Stoke Hill Mill
TM 159 437
Post 1736 1736 Moved to Earl Soham 1849
Ipswich Stoke Hill Mill
TM 160 437
Post 1764 1764 Demolished 1887
Ipswich Stoke Green Mill
TM 165 435
Post 1812 1812 Demolished c. 1849
Ipswich Belstead Road Mill
TM 154 431
Post 1812 1812 1866
Ipswich Halifax Mill
TM 163 425
Post 1812
1838
1812 1838
Ipswich Halifax Mill
TM 163 425
Post 1838 1838 1838
Ipswich Bolton Mill
TM 162 457
Post 1812 1812 1848
Ipswich Folly Mill
TM 172 456
Smock 1812 1812 Moved to Kettleburgh c. 1855
Ipswich Anglesea Road Mill
TM 159 453
Smock 1826 1826 1848
Ipswich Anglesea Road Mill
TM 157 452
Post 1806 Burnt down 28 January 1859
Ipswich Albion Mill
TM 175 453
Post 1882
Ipswich Albion Mill
TM 175 452
1805 1805 Gone by 1882
Ipswich North Hill Road Mill
TM 173 449
tower 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1886
Ipswich Bank Road Mill
TM 174 451
1848 1848 1848, gone by 1855
Ipswich Bellvue Road Mill
TM 176 449
Post 1764 1764 1873
Ipswich Woodbridge Road Mill
approximately
TM 177 450
1826 1826 1826
Ipswich Woodbridge Road Mill
TM 177 451
1826 1826 1836
Ipswich Bramford Road Mill
TM 149 452
Tower 1844 Demolished 1953[41]
Ipswich Lattice Lane Mill
TM 189 448
Smock 1881 Demolished c. 1930
Ipswich Lower Orwell Street Mill Post 1753 1753
Ipswich Tuddenham Road Mill Smock Moved to Kettleburgh c. 1855
Ixworth 1393 1394
Ixworth Approximately
TL 941 703
1783 1783 1783
Ixworth TL 924 711 1824 1824 Gone by 1882
Ixworth TL 936 708 1826 1826 1826
Ixworth TL 941 692 1826 1826 1826

K[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Kedington TL 701 464 Post 1838 1838 1902
Kedington TL 702 464 Tower 1783 1783 Demolished October 1945[42]
Kedington Approximately
TL 703 456
Post[15] 1724
1777
1722[15] 1777
Kelsale c. 1267 c. 1267
Kelsale Dorley's Corner Mill
Harvey's Mill
TM 385 660
Post 1764 1764 Demolished 1924[43]
Windmill World
Kelsale Carlton Mill
approximately
TM 386 642
1783 1783 1783
Kelsale Carlton Mill
TM 381 647
Post c. 1815 Demolished c. 1895[44]
Kelsale Skoulding's Mill
TM 382 647
Tower 1856 Windmill World Kelsale Mill.jpg
Kersey Williams Green Mill
TL 990 425
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished 1907
Kessingland Approximately
TM 517 865
1783 1783 1783
Kettleburgh TM 267 598 Smock c. 1855 1872
Knodishall Approximately
TM 416 604
1783 1783 1783
Knodishall Coldfair Green Mill
TM 434 610
Post 1836 1836 Demolished 1908

L[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Lakenheath TL 719 829 1783 1783 1783
Lakenheath Claypits Mill
TL 710 817
Tower 1824 1824 1945[45]
Lakenheath TL 719 822 1880 1880 1880
Lakenheath TL 721 820 1880 1880 1880
Lakenheath Turf Fen Mill
TL 692 838
Smock 1824 1824 1881
Lakenheath TL 673 851 Smock 1854 1854 Gone by 1881
Lakenheath Crosswater's Mill
TL 677 855
1783 1783 Gone by 1854
Lakenheath Approximately
TL 673 857
1824 1824 1824
Lakenheath Great Fen Mill
TL 678 855
Smock 1881 Mid-19th century[46] Demolished c. 1949
Lavenham TL 915 499 Post 1783 1761[6] Demolished 1830
Lavenham TL 915 499 Tower 1831 1920[47]
Windmill World
Lavenham Blown down 1795
Lavenham TL 917 483 Post 1783 1783 Gone by 1883
Lavenham TL 916 499 Tower 1824 1824 Gone by 1883
Lawshall Golden Lane Mill
TL 847 551
Post 1824 1824 1824
Laxfield Mill Field Mill
approximately
TM 295 741
Post
Laxfield Winks Lane Mill
TM 300 723
Post 1783 1769 1783
Laxfield Banyard's Green Mill
TM 304 730
Post 1826 1826 1826
Laxfield TM 293 722 Post 1736 1736 Demolished c. 1941
Laxfield Post Blown down 1823
Lavenham Gorham's Mill
TM 295 728
Smock 1842 1939
Layham TM 025 393 Post 1826 1826 Gone by 1884
Layham TM 038 402 Tower 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1900
Leavenheath TL 955 372 Post 1805 1805 Demolished March 1925[48]
Leiston Monastic Mill
approximately
TM 447 625
Post 1608 Demolished c. 1870
Leiston Valley Road Mill
TM 446628
Smock 1837 1837 Demolished 1917
Leiston TM 444 628 Tower 1881 1881 Gone by 1903
Leiston Minsmere Levels
TM 475 659
Smock 1897 Mid-19th century[49] Collapsed c. 1924
Leiston Minsmere Levels
TM 475 659
Titt iron wind engine c. 1924
Leiston Sea Wall Mill, Minsmere Levels
TM 477 662
Smock 1826 1826 Collapsed 1976
Leiston Eastbridge Windpump,
Minsmere Levels
TM 468 662
Smock 1903 c. 1870s Collapsed 1977
Leiston Sizewell House
TM 474 645
Titt iron wind engine 1897 1891 1938
Leiston Sizewell
TM 475 621
Titt iron wind engine 1897 1892 1897
Leiston Sizewell
TM 474 641
1884 1884 Gone by 1903
Letheringham TM 280 580 Post 1826 1826 Moved to Charsfield
Levington Levington Heath
TM 245 403
Post 1783 1783 1783
Lidgate TL 718 576 1824 1824 Gone by 1884
Little Glemham TM 357 584 Post 1824 1824 Body moved to Theberton
Little Stonham TM 114 600 Tower 1884 1884 Demolished c. 1928[50]
Windmill World
Little Thurlow TL 675 516 Post 1736 1736 1736
Little Thurlow TL 677 507 Smock 1865 c. 1909
Little Waldingfield TL 918 447 Post 1693
1824
1693 1824
Little Wratting TL 699 471 c. 1869 c. 1869
Long Melford TL 857 465 Post 1758 Demolished c. 1887
Lound TG 498 005 Post 1736 1736 Demolished 1837
Lound Lound Mill
TG 498 005
Tower 1837 Windmill World The Old Mill - geograph.org.uk - 250480.jpg
Lowestoft Gunton Mill
approximately
TM 584 944
Post 1650 1650 1751
Lowestoft Lighthouse Hill (two mills)
TM 551 942
Both burnt down 30 July 1780[16]
Lowestoft Church Road Mill
TM 544 942
Tower 1751 1751 Demolished c. 1899
Lowestoft Cleveland's Mill
TM 543 924
Tower 1803 1803 1803
Lowestoft Foxe's Mill
TM 543 922
Tower 1826 1826 1826
Lowestoft Approximately
TM 551 946
1736 1736 1736
Lowestoft Brickworks
TM 532 939
1882 1882 1882
Lowestoft TM 543 930 1837
1863
1837 1863, gone by 1882

M[edit]

For Minsmere see Leiston

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Market Weston TL 980 775 Post 1807 Demolished c. 1911
Marlesford TM 330 581 Post 1824 1824 c. 1896
Martlesham TM 249 464 Tower 1820 Demolished c. 1890
Mellis Mellis Green Mill
TM 086 738
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1898
Melton TM 275 506 Post c. 1800 1831
Melton Approximately
TM 286 512
1801
Mendham Post 1802 1805
Mendlesham Mill Terrace
TM 096 634
Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1884
Mendlesham approximately
TM 102 660
Smock 1781 1781
Mendlesham Ling's Mill
TM 090 634
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1918
Mendlesham Kersey's Mill
TM 092 638
Post Demolished 1927[51]
Mendlesham Kent's Mill
TM 102 656
Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1910 or 1913[52]
Mendlesham Mendlesham Green Mill
approximately
TM 098 630
Post 1824 1824 1824
Metfield TM 295 806 Post 1824 1824 1824
Metfield Ball's Mill
TM 300 798
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1914[53]
Windmill World
Metfield Ball's Mill
Office Farm Mill
TM 302 793
Tower 1839 Demolished 1916
Windmill World
Mettingham TM 363 905 Post 1826 1826, gone by 1836
Middleton TM 427 676 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1913[54]
Mildenhall White Top Mill
TL 619 811
Smock 1783 1783 1927
Mildenhall White Top Mill
TL 620 812
1820 1820 1885
Mildenhall Cross Bank Mill
TL 623 806
Smock 1824 1824 1905
Mildenhall TL 623 801 1783 1783 Gone by 1885
Mildenhall Approximately
TL 624 799
1783 1783 1783
Mildenhall Approximately
TL 629 790
1783 1783 Gone by 1885
Mildenhall Approximately
TL 631 790
1783 1783 1783
Mildenhall Middle Mill
TL 631 786
Smock 1820 1820 1905
Windmill World
Mildenhall Mill Drain Mill
TL 637 774
1820 1820 Gone by 1885
Mildenhall West Row Mill
TL 662 753
1836 1836 Gone by 1885
Monewden TM 241 585 Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1928
Monks Eleigh TL 974 474 Post 1783 1783 1783
Monks Eleigh TL 963 481 Post 1837 1837 1837
Monls Eleigh TL 965 480 Post 1799 1799 1799
Monk Soham Broadway Mill
TM 207 658
Composite 1837 1837 Moved within Monk Soham by 1883
Monk Soham Oak Mill
TM 207 663
Composite 1883 Demolished November 1937
Monk Soham Approximately
TM 199 670
1824 1824 1824
Mutford TM 486 881 Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1922[55] or 1923

N[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Nacton TM 221 406 Post 1826 1826 1826
Nedging TL 993 477 1805 1805 Gone by 1884
Nedging Naughton Mill
TM 017 496
Post 1824 1824 Burnt down 1909
Needham Market TM 085 556 Smock 1764 1764 Demolished c. 1880
Newmarket Approximately
TL 640 630
Post 1669 1669
Newmarket Langley's Mill
TL 637 638
Smock 1780 Demolished 1934
Newton Newton Green Mill
TL 919 402
Smock 1826 1826 1885
North Cove TM 465 911 Tower 1883 1883 1934
North Cove Black Mill
TM 470 912
1883 1883 1883
North Cove TM 476 919 1783 1783 1783
North Cove Castle Mill
TM 479 922
1837 1837 Gone by 1883
Norton TL 956 656 Post 1806 1806
Norton The Street
TL 957 671
Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1906
Nowton 1286 1286

O[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Oakley TM 170 769 Post 1736 1736 Moved to Bedingfield 1828
Occold TM 156 705 1826 1826 1826
Occold TM 156 705[17] Smock Demolished 1921
Windmill World
Offton TM073495 Post 1866
Offton Approximately
TM 073 494
Post 1866
Old Newton TM 055 623 Post 1783 1783 1783
Old Newton Ward Green Mill
TM 048 643
Smock 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1896
Onehouse Union Mill
TM 032 591
Post 1802 1882
Orford 1165[56] 1165[57]
Orford (three mills) Post 1588 1588 1588
Orford TM 418 506 Post 1736 1736 Demolished 1913
Orford Black Mill
TM 422 503
Post 1820 1820 Burnt down c. 1886
Orford Post Body moved to Saxtead Green
Otley TM 195 552 Post 1837 1837 Moved to Mendlesham
Otley Chestnuts' Mill
TM 213 562
Smock 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1908
Otley Davey's Mill
TM 203 551
Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1912
Oulton Skepper's Mill
TM 502 937
Trestle 1836 1835[58] 1882, gone by 1903[59]
Oulton Arnold's Mill
TM 501 945
Tower 1783 1783 1903
Oulton Broad Lady Mill
TM 522 930
Tower 1736 1736 Demolished October 1932[60]
Oulton Broad Knight's Mill
TM 521 930
Tower 1841 1841 gone by 1903
Oulton Broad TM 516 928 Tower
Ousden TL 724 598 Smock 1826 1826 Collapsed c. 1880
Ousden TL 725 599 Post 1826 1826 Blown down, gone by 1914

P[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Pakefield TM 536 904 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1888
Pakenham Approximately
TL 936 696
1783 1783 1783
Pakenham Approximately
TL 917 676
1824 1824 1824
Pakenham Pakenham Mill
TL 931 694
Tower 1831 Windmill World Pakenham windmill.jpg
Palgrave Mill Lane Mill
TM 116 781
Smock 1837 1837 Moved to Botesdale by 1885
Palgrave TM 122 776 Smock 1803 Demolished late 1930s[61] or c. 1957
Parham Mill Green Mill
TM 313 612
Post 1821 Demolished 1944[62]
Peasenhall TM 351 695 Post 1803 Demolished c. 1957
Pettaugh TM 167 595 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1865
Pettaugh TM 167 595 Post 1865 Demolished December 1957[63]
Pettistree TM 305 552 Tower 1820 1820 Demolished c. 1898
Polstead Bower House Tye Mill
TL 990 411
Post 1883 1883 1883
Polstead TL 988 375 Post 1805 1805 1805
Preston St Mary Approximately
TL 943 509
Smock 1826 1826 1826
Preston St Mary TL 940 507 Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1902
Preston St Mary TL 941 507 Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1883
Preston St Mary TL 942 508 Tower 1846 Demolished 1928

R[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Rattlesden Mill Hill Mill
TL 976 590
Post 1805 1805
Rattlesden TL 976 590 Tower Demolished c. 1918
Rattlesden TL 968 583 Smock 1783 1783 demolished c. 1900
Rattlesden Rattlesden Mill
TL 968 582
Tower c. 1850 1935, later truncated[64]
Windmill World
Raydon 1793 1793
Redgrave Approximately
TM 038 788
1826 1826 1826
Redgrave TM 039786 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1903
Redgrave TM 039 782 Tower 1824 1824 Burnt down 1923
Redlingfield Mill Farm Mill
TM 182 713
Post 1824 1824 Blown down 18 January 1881
Reydon Post c. 1800 Burnt down by 1803
Reydon Blackshore Mill
TM 491 759
Tower c. 1890 Blackshore Mill, Reydon.jpg
Rickinghall Inferior North Mill
TM 039 759
Post 1783 1783 Burnt down c. 1885
Rishangles Wright's Mill
TM 164 674
Post 1783 1783 Wrecked in gale 13 June 1826, rebuilt as composite mill
Rishangles Wright's Mill
TM 164 674
Composite 1826 Burnt down 21 February 1903
Rougham Mill Heath Mill
TL 916 644
Post 1698 1698 Demolished c. 1770[65]
Rougham Mill Heath Mill
TL 916 644
Post 1770[66] Demolished 1940s or 1950s[67]
Windmill World
Rumburgh TM 348 812 Post 1814 Blown down c. 1870
Rushmere St Andrew TM 201 457 Smock 1814 Burnt down 1939[68]

S[edit]

For Saxtead Green see Framlingham
For Sizewell see Leiston

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Sapiston Approximately
TL 924 744
Post 1736 1736 Moved 1853
Saxmundham 1767[18] 1767[18]
Saxmundham TM 383 631 Post 1824 1824 Demolished March 1907[69]
Windmill World
Shadingfield TM 484 848 Post 1764 1764 Demolished c. 1905
Shadingfield TM 411 844 Smock c. 1840 Demolished c. 1938
Shimpling Approximately
TL 863 524
Post 1783 1783 1783
Shimpling Mill Hill Mill
TL 859 519
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Alpheton c. 1875
Shimpling The Street
TL 872 530
Smock 1792 Demolished 1935
Windmill World
Shotley Post 1730 1730
Shotley TM 224 361 Tower 1826 1826 Demolished early 1930s[70]
Shottisham TM 320 445 Post 1838 1838 1838
Sibton TM 366 693 Post 1736 1736 Demolished c. 1922
Windmill World
Snape Turning Mill
TM 403 584
c. 1828
Snape Markin's Mill
TM 400 582
Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1922
Snape TM 394 583 Post 1668 Demolished c. 1797[19]
Snape Hudson's Mill
TM 394 583
1797[19] Demolished July 1933[71]
Windmill World
Somerleyton TM 418 969 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1880
Somerleyton TM 480 959 Tower 1837 1837 Demolished early C20th[72]
Somersham TM 085 485 Post 1811 1881
Sotterley Hulver Street Mill
TM 466 868
Post 1736 1736 Gone by 1914
Sotterley Sotterley Brickworks
TM 450 842
1883 1883 Gone by 1903
Southwold White Mill
Town Mill
Corporation Mill
TM 504 760
Post 1723 1723
Southwold Black Mill
TM 504 762
Post 1798 Wrecked in gale November 1863
Southwold Black Mill
Great Mill
TM 504 762
Post '1864 Demolished 1894
Southwold Baggott's Mill
TM 509 762
Post 1841 Burnt down 1876
Southwold Salt works
TM 507 757
Hollow Post 1938
Southwold Southwold Common
TM 502 763
Titt iron wind engine c. 1886 1938
Stansfield TL 785 528 1783 1783 Demolished 1840
Stansfield Stansfield Mill
TL 785 528
Tower 1840 Windmill World Stansfield Mill.jpg
Stanstead TL 844 490 Post 1799 1799 Blown down c. 1915
Stanton 1393 1394
Stanton Bury Lane Mill
TL 973 731
Post 1824 1824 1882
Stanton Upthorpe Mill
TL 971 733
Post 1751 Windmill World Upthorpe Mill, Stanton.jpg
Stanton TL 962 736 Smock 1764 1764 Demolished 1940s[73]
Stanton Stanton Chair Mill
George Hill Mill
TL 963 742
Post 1824 1915
Windmill World
Stanton Lower Mill Moved 1818
St Cross, South Elmham Sancroft Mill
TM 297 836
1826 1826 Gone by 1883
St James, South Elmham TM 320 814 Post 1864 Demolished June 1923[74]
Windmill World
St Michael, South Elmham TM 338 841 Post 1799 Demolished 1955 or 1956[75]
(one of the South Elmhams) Post Moved to Fressingfield 1792
Stoke Ash TM 114 694 Post 1764 1764 Burnt down 1883
Stoke by Clare Approximately
TL 737 438
1783 1783 1783
Stoke by Clare TL 724 435 Tower 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1890
Stoke by Clare TL 744 438 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1892 Stoke by Clare station and mill.jpg
Stoke by Nayland TM 012 357 1884
Stoke by Nayland Approximately
TM 007 362
1783 1783 1783
Stoke by Nayland Withermarsh Green Mill
TM 006 369
Post 1824 1824 Moved to Polstead c. 1875[76]
Stonham Aspal Mill Green Mill
TM 137 603
Post 1826 1826 Demolished 1909
Stowmarket (two mills south of the town) 1675 1675 1675
Stowmarket TM 046 593 Post 1824 1824 Gone by 1884
Stowmarket TM 044 593 Post 1824 1824 1903 Stowmarket 1900.jpg
Stowmarket TM 044 594 Post 1824 1824 1903
Stowmarket Fison's Mill
TM 042 585
Smock 1824 1824 Burnt down 1884
Stowmarket Eastbridge Windpump
TM 045 580
Smock 1979 Eastbridge windpump.jpg
Stowupland Approximately
TM 074 600
Post
Stowupland Mill Street Mill
approximately
TM 066 591
Stowupland TM 063 598 Post 1802 Demolished 1866
Stowupland Stowupland Green Mill
TM 067 598
Tower 1824 1824 Demolished 1919
Stradbroke Battlesea Green Mill
TM 223 754
Post 1813 1813 Burnt down 1898
Stradbroke Barley Green Mill
TM 240 740
Post c. 1704 Demolished 1941[77]
Windmill World
Stradbroke Skinner's Mill
TM 228 743
Post 1688 Demolished 1941 or 1942[78]
Stratford St Andrew TM 356 602 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1905 or 1906[79]
Windmill World
Sudbury Approximately
TL 882 419
Post 1614 1714
Sudbury TL 880 414 Post 1805 1805 Moved to Assington 1868
Sudbury TL 873 417 Tower 1824 1824 1824
Sudbury TL 871 417 Tower 1824 1824 1824
Sudbury Highfield Mill
TL 866 429
Smock 1855 Demolished 1919[80]
Sutton TM 317 458 Post 1838 1838 Blown down c. 1916
Swefling Girling's Mill
TM 348 639
Post 1775 Demolished September 1935[81]
Windmill World
Swefling Middle Mill
TM 350 640
Post 1783 1783 1900, demolished 1900s[82]
Swefling High Mill
Rachael
TM 351 640
Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1911 or 1912[83]
Windmill World
Swilland TM 190 538 Post 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1953
Windmill World
Syleham Syleham Mill
TM 214 777
Post 1823 Blown down 16 October 1987[20]
Windmill World

T, U[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Tannington TM 252 681 Post c. 1855 Blown down 10 August 1879
Theberton TM 440 657 Post
Theberton TM 440 657 Tower 1756 Demolished c. 1923
Windmill World
Thelnetham Approximately
TM 011 790
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Diss, Norfolk 1818
Thelnetham Button's Mill
TM 011 790
Tower 1819 Windmill World Thelnetham Windmill.jpg
Thorndon TM 139 698 Post 1797 Demolished 1924
Windmill World
Thornham Magna TM 110 711 Post 1675 1675 Burnt down 17 May 1959[84]
Thorpeness Thorpeness Mill
TM 468 598
Hollow post 1923 Windmill World Thorpeness windmill.jpg
Thorpeness Kursaal
TM 473 598
Hollow post c. 1911
Thurston TL 916 661 Post 1750 Demolished c. 1953
Trimley St Martin Mill Lane Mill
TM 272 379
Post 1783 1783 Blown down 1799
Trimley St Martin Mill Lane Mill
TM 272 379
Post c. 1799 Standing 1918. Demolished early 1920s[85]
Trimley St Martin Mill Lane Mill
TM 273 380
Tower 1881 1881 1902
Trimley St Martin Kirton Road Mill
TM 276 389
Post 1807 1807 Demolished 1917[86] or 1918
Troston TL 896 733 Smock 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1885
Tuddenham St Martin TM 190 484 Post 1782 Demolished c. 1901
Tuddenham St Mary TL 729 720 Smock 1783 1783 1901
Tunstall TM 372 548 Post c. 1808 Demolished 1929[87]
Ubbeston TM 319 718 Post 1837 1837 Demolished 1924
Ufford TM 303 525 Post c. 1840 Moved to Worlingworth 1848
Ufford TM 294 530 Smock c. 1888 Moved to Hacheston
Ufford TM 298 532 Tower 1820 1820 1820
Uggeshall TM 447 800 Post 1736 1736 Demolished 1923

W, Y[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Walberswick TM 496 746 Post 1838 1838 Blown down 1924[88] Walberswick 1904.jpg
Walberswick Westwood Marshes
TM 487 737
Tower 1897 1897 Windmill World Walberswick windpump.jpg
Walberswick TM 478 762 1903 1903 1903
Walberswick Tinker's Marshes
TM 490 756
1882 1882 Gone by 1925
Waldringfield TM 280 444 Post c. 1806 Demolished c. 1916
Walpole TM 366 478 Post 1736 1736 Blown down 1919
Walsham le Willows Crowland Mill
TM 005 703
Post 1783 1783 1884
Walsham le Willows TM 005 718 Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1917
Windmill World
Walton Upper Mill
TM 290 359
Smock 1806 1804
Walton Ferry Lane Mill
TM 287 344
Post 1806 1806 Demolished c. 1858
Walton Wadgate Mill
TM 290 345
Post 1804 1804 Demolished c. 1890
Wangford TM 470 796 Post 1736 1736 Demolished c. 1917 Wangford post mill 1859.jpg
Wangford TM 468 790 Smock 1883 1883 Burnt down 7 August 1928 Wangford windmill.jpg
Wattisfield TM 013 745 Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1914
Wenhaston TM 415 769 1793 1793
Wenhaston Blackheath Mill
TM 425 747
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1896
Wenhaston Kitty Mill
TM 420 758
Post 1837 1837 Demolished 1964[89] or 1967
Windmill World
Westerfield TM 170 475 Smock 1795 Moved within Westerfield c. 1819
Westerfield TM 170 474 Smock c. 1819 Gone by 1880
Westhall Mill Common Mill
TM 409 816
Post 1824 1824 Demolished May 1957[90]
Westleton Rouse's Mill
TM 445 683
Post 1736 1736 Burnt down c. 1880[91]
Westleton TM 444 692 Post 1842 1842 Demolished July 1963[92]
Westleton Ralph's Mill
TM 444 685
Smock 1783 1783 Demolished 1969
Weston TM 410 862 Post 1837 1836 Burnt down 1896
West Stow Sewage works
TL 803 712
Titt iron wind engine c. 1898
Wetherden TM 007 630 Post 1824 1824 1914
Wetherden Warren Mill
TL 997 629
Post 1764 1764 Demolished c. 1907
Wetheringsett Old Mill Green Mill
TM 131 630
Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1919
Wetheringsett Broad Green Mill
TM 145 649
Post 1826 1826 Blown down 18 January 1881
Windmill World
Broad Green, Wetheringsett.jpg
Wetheringsett Broad Green Mill
TM 145 649
Post 1882 Demolished 1957
Wetheringsett Brockford Green Mill
approximately
TM 124 653
Post 1824 1824 1824
Weybread Shotford Heath
approximately
TM 246 815
Post 1736 1736 1794[4]
Weybread Shotford Heath
TM 224 795
Post 1826 1826 1826
Weybread TM 232 808 Post 1826 1826 Moved to Framsden c. 1882
Weybread TM 256 799 Post 1826 1826 Moved within Weybread
Weybread Dranes' Farm Mill
TM 257 801
Post 1884 1884 Demolished c. 1926
Whatfield TM 026 465 Post post 1844 1884
Whepstead Mickley Green Mill
TL 841 579
Post 1783 1783 Burnt down 1894
Whitton TM 143 475 Tower 1838 1838 1892
Wickhambrook Bullock's Mill
TL 743 552
Post 1836 1836 Demolished 1909
Wickhambrook Great Mill
TL 751 540
Post 1740 Demolished 1966
Wickhambrook Fuller's Mill
TL 756 555
Post c. 1850 Demolished c. 1920[93]
Wickhambrook Baxter's Green Mill
approximately
TL 762 583
Post 1824 1824 Moved to Beyton c. 1830
Wickham Market Charsfield Road
TM 298 562
1824 1824 Gone by 1881
Wickham Market Charsfield Road
TM 299 562
1824 1824 Gone by 1881
Wickham Market Mill Lane
TM 305 556
Smock 1774[94] Demolished c. 1885
Windmill World
Wickham Market Mill Lane
TM 305 566
Tower 1783 1783 Demolished 1868
Wickham Skeith Wickham Street
TM 093 697
Post 1826 1826 Moved to Wickham Green
Wickham Skeith Wickham Green
approximately
TM 092 693
Post Demolished 1881
Wickham Skeith TM 094 692 Tower c. 1870 Demolished March 1925[95]
Wingfield Earsham Street
TM 234 782
Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1910
Wingfield Earsham Street
TM 234 782
Post Moved to Syleham 1823
Wissett TM 375 786 Post 1837 1837 Demolished c. 1920
Withersfield TL 658 742 Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1910
Witnesham Wood Farm Mill
TM 183 519
Post 1826 1826 Demolished c. 1888
Witnesham TM 183 504 Post c. 1815 Burnt down c. 1908
Woodbridge Mill Hills
TM 270 494
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Ramsey, Essex 1842
Woodbridge Mill Hills
TM 271 494
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Butley 1841 or Southwold 1842
Woodbridge Mill Hills
TM 270 495
Post 1783 1783 Moved to Butley 1841 or Southwold 1842
Woodbridge Mill Hills
TM 270 496
Post 1819 1866
Woodbridge Victoria Road Mill
TM 274 494
Tower c. 1825 1841
Woodbridge Drybridge Hill Mill
TM 263 491
Post 1820 1820 1820
Woodbridge Theatre Street Mill
TM 268 491
Post
Woodbridge Buttrum's Mill
TM 264 493
Tower 1816 Windmill World Buttrum's Mill, Woodbridge.jpg
Woodbridge Tricker's Mill
TM 268 491
Tower 1815 Windmill World Trickers Mill - Woodbridge - geograph.org.uk - 2045734.jpg
Woolpit Approximately
TL 995 622
Post c. 1568 c. 1568
Woolpit Pyke's Mill
TL 976 622
Post 1644 Demolished 1924
Woolpit Elmer's Mill
TL 968 627
Post 1675 1675 Collapsed September 1963[96]
Worlingham TM 453 914 Tower 1836 1836 1849, gone by 1883
Worlingworth Old Mill
TM 213 688
Post 1783 1783 Demolished c. 1914
Worlingworth New Mill
TM 212 688
Post 1848 Demolished 1952
Windmill World
Wortham Magpie Green Mill
TM 070 784
Post 1881 1881 Moved to Walsham le Willows c. 1890
Wortham Wortham Ling
TM 091 796
Post 1783 1783 Demolished 1917
Wortham TM 081 768 Smock 1826 c. 1700 Wrecked in gale 18 January 1881
Wortham TM 081 768 Smock c. 1881 Demolished 1948
Wrentham Mill Lane Mill
approximately
TM 503 826
Post 1736 1736 Moved within Wrentham by 1783
Wrentham Fletcher's Mill
TM 496 822
Post 1783 1783 Blown down 1931[97]
Wrentham Carter's Mill
TM 499 819
Post 1824 1824 Demolished 1955
Wrentham TM 499 823 Tower 1837 1837 Demolished 1964
Wyverstone TM 035 673 Post 1837 1837 1837
Wyverstone Black mill
TM 031 677
Post 1884 1884 1884
Yaxley TM 121 737 Tower 1824 1824 Burnt down c. 1885
Yoxford TM 395 681 Post 1764 1764 1764
Yoxford TM 396 682 Post c. 1813 1910
Yoxford Approximately
TM 395 687
1783 1783 1783

Mill bodies[edit]

A number of post mill bucks, and one smock mill body were moved and re-erected after they had ceased to be used as windmills.

Location Type Notes
Creeting St Mary
TM 091 553
Post The body of Creeting St Mary Windmill was moved to Alder Carr Farm c. 1860. It is the only surviving post mill body.
Framlingham (Saxtead) Post The body of a hollow post drainage mill was moved from Aldeburgh or Orford and set up in the mill yard of Saxted Green Mill, it was later moved across the road to the yard of a millwright and was still standing in 1938.
Hundon Post The body of Mansfield's Mill was retained after the mill was demolished.
Peasenhall
TM 351 695
Smock
Peasenhall Smock mill.jpg
Moved to Peasenhall c. 1882. Smock tower and cap incorporated into a steam mill. Standing as of 2011.
Windmill World
Theberton Post The body of Little Glemham mill was moved to Theberton and set up as a steam mill driving one pair of millstones.
Walsham le Willows Post The body of Magpie Green Mill, Wortham was moved to Walsham le Willows and set up alongside the windmill as a steam mill.
Westhall Post The top part of the body of Aldridge's Mill, Huntingfield was moved to Westhall Common in 1928.
Worlingworth Post The body of Cross Street Mill, Hoxne was moved to Worlingworth and set up as a steam mill. Demolished c. 1910.

Locations formerly within Suffolk[edit]

Maps[edit]

  • 1588 Anonymous
  • 1675 Ogilby
  • 1724 John Warburton, Joseph Bland & Payler Smith[21]
  • 1736 John Kirby
  • 1777John Chapman & Peter André[21]
  • 1783 Joseph Hodgkinson
  • 1825 C & J Greenwood
  • 1826 Andrew Bryant
  • 1837 Ordnance Survey
  • 1838 Ordnance Survey
  • 1883 Ordnance Survey

Notes[edit]

Mills in bold are still standing, known building dates are indicated in bold. Text in italics denotes indicates that the information is not confirmed, but is likely to be the case stated.

Sources[edit]

Unless otherwise indicated, the source for all entries is Flint, Brian (1979). Suffolk Windmills. Woodbridge: Boydell. ISBN 0-85115-112-4. 

  • ^1 Dolman, Peter (1978). Windmills in Suffolk. Ipswich: Suffolk Mills Group. ISBN 0-9506447-0-6. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "St Mary, Badley". Suffolk churches. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Nathaniel Lock, millwright". Norfolk Mills. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Botesdale, a village with character". Suffolk County Council. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d Pluck, Douglas (1994). The River Waveney, its navigation and Watermills. Bungay: Morrow & Co. pp. p62, 129, 131, 134. ISBN 0-948903-13-9. 
  5. ^ Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  6. ^ a b c "1759 Ipswich Journal newspaper archive". The Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2006. 
  7. ^ Six sails
  8. ^ a b "THE PRECEPTORY OF BATTISFORD". British History Online. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  9. ^ "Cycling around Eye". cycle-n-sleep.co.uk. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  10. ^ Eight sails (Dolman)
  11. ^ Apling, Harry (1984). Norfolk Corn Windmills, Volume 1. Norwich: The Norfolk Windmills Trust. pp. p92. ISBN 0-9509793-0-9. 
  12. ^ "1764 Ipswich Journal newspaper archive". The Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  13. ^ a b "1820-1821 Bury and Norwich Post newspaper archive". The Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  14. ^ "1768 Ipswich Journal newspaper archive". The Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  15. ^ a b Farries, Kenneth (1985). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume Four - A Review by Parishes, F-R. Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98647-X. 
  16. ^ "1780 Norfolk Chronicle newspaper Selections". Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  17. ^ Six sails (Dolman)
  18. ^ a b "1767 Ipswich Journal newspaper archive". The Foxearth and District Local History Society. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  19. ^ a b "The Old Mill Snape bed & breakfast". The Old Mill, Snape. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  20. ^ de Little, Rodney (1997). The Windmills of England. Partridge Geen: Colwood Press. pp. p149. ISBN 0-9529930-0-7. 
  21. ^ a b Map of Essex